Zalophus

noun
Zal·​o·​phus | \ ˈzaləfəs \

Definition of Zalophus

: a genus of rather small eared seals including the California sea dog

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History and Etymology for Zalophus

New Latin, from za-, intensive prefix + -lophus (from Greek lophos crest)

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“Zalophus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zalophus. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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